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Cardinal Dolan's useful new book

By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Jun 21, 2012

For those who want to participate in the “Fortnight of Freedom” but aren’t sure how to begin, here’s a suggestion: Download a copy of Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s new eBook, True Freedom: On Protecting Human Dignity and Religious Liberty.

Written in an uncomplicated, engaging style, True Freedom outlines the case for insisting on natural-law morality in public debates, and for protecting the culture of life against the many current attacks. A very short, readable book—priced at a mere 99¢!—this is a useful introduction for those who are unfamiliar with the arguments.

You say you already know the arguments well? Good for you! Then maybe you should send a copy of Cardinal Dolan’s book to a few friends and neighbors—or better yet, to a few pundits and politicians.



Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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